Colin chase the dating of beowulf
Chase was a busy supporting player, especially with Fox, and he had no trouble adjusting to talkies. A former cartoonist for a Chicago paper and veteran vaudevillian, he often listed 'expert horsemanship' among his accomplishments.'It is rare to have so much information on a crucial issue in medieval literature concentrated in one place, and there is no doubt that these proceedings will become a standard reference work for several decades.'Theodore M.Westphalen theorized that the leaf fell into the hands of a palimpsest-maker, but was luckily recovered before it was too late and repaired by scribe B (pp 95-7).Kiernan believes that the folio was erased to make room for a revised text and that gaps in the text furthermore reveal that the revision was never completed.Now the time had come to explore the poetic qualities of the poem without having to consider its “Sitz im Leben”, its cultural context or even worse, come to grips with the complicated evidence presented by the linguistic, philological, phonological, palaeographical or metrical experts, who had for a long time plodded ahead trying to understand this enigmatic and beautiful poem in its cultural and historical context.Instead the time had arrived for New Critics to “own the field”.
Although we get an overview of the unfolding of this controversies in the 19 century, we soon grasp that this new book from 2014 is primarily intended to be part in the scholarly debate, which has waxed and waned since 1981, when a conference took place in Toronto, which later came to be known as “The Scandal in Toronto” .
Codicological, linguistic, metrical, historical, stylistic, and archaeological arguments are mustered.
Judgments on the proper dating range over three centuries, from the eighth to the tenth, but are usually tempered with much caution and uncertainty.
Born in 1886 in Idaho, Chase signed for his first film role in 1915 and starred in about 45 films until his death from a paralysis attack in 1937.
In films from 1915, Chase played scores of villainous roles, often in Westerns where he took to using the more relaxed moniker of Bud Chase.